Mill Road Elementary School third graders recently held a chalk walk to celebrate the completion of a reading challenge that began in March. Using bright, vibrant colors, the students from Tina Tuell’s class illustrated the children’s book - The Trouble with Chickens - on the blacktop behind the school using sidewalk chalk.
This spring, Elizabethtown Area Schools launched its Our Free Library program throughout the school district. Modeled after the national Little Free Libraries initiative, the Our Free Library program is a community book exchange utilizes the “take-a-book, leave-a-book” concept popular in coffee shops and public spaces.
The Masonic Village at Elizabethtown recently presented a check for $15,000 to the Elizabethtown Area Education Foundation to benefit the foundation’s educational classroom grant program. Over the past eighth years, the Masonic Village has gifted the foundation $120,000 for its grant program.
During the month of May, the students, faculty, and staff of the Elizabethtown Area School District will join forces with the American Cancer Society by hosting a series of mini Relay for Life events.
Elizabethtown Area School District recently held its 2016 Staff Recognition and Retirement Banquet. In total, three faculty members were honored with EASD awards while three retiring faculty members and one retiring administrator were saluted for their dedication and service to the district.
Mill Road Elementary School third grader Emma Griffith was named grand champion in the Harrisburg Senators baseball team “Hit the Books” bookmark contest. Each year, the Senators run the contest to promote reading. This year’s program included designs from students from schools all across the Commonwealth.
Mill Road Elementary School hosted a community-wide celebration in honor of the school earning the prestigious National Blue Ribbon designation from the U.S. Department of Education. Over 200 community members attended the program, which was held on Tuesday, November 17.
Elizabethtown Area School District’s Mill Road Elementary School has been honored by the United States Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School. This exclusive and prestigious designation is a result of the school community’s unflinching dedication and commitment to support all students in reaching high academic standards.